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animal print pencil dress

Added Feb 17, 2013

by Mary Athey

Antrim, Co Antri...






This dress was made using leftover fabric from other projects. I used my favourite bodice fron june 2010 again and I just added a pencil skirt bottom. its fully lined as well.

Material Notes

Stretch jersey
Poly jersey




Garment Type

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    Feb 23, 2013, 08.18 PMby chula123

    What’s not to love: animal print, red and black ! always the perfect combo XXX

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      Feb 23, 2013, 08.30 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you, I really like this one and its a good use of leftover fabric.x

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    Feb 21, 2013, 06.59 PMby mskelly

    This is a really cool looking dress Mary, great job!

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      Feb 21, 2013, 08.39 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 08.34 PMby Glenville Hughes

    Well Mary i am making a jacket for a woman in Antrim and spose i could come over for the trial fit and take the foto,s for you,Nice idea Glenville but!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 08.51 PMby Mary Athey

      Sorry did.nt mean to hit the. Inappropriate button. I waa laughing. Thank you for.the kind offer but lol. Are you.really making a.jacket for a woman here?

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      Feb 19, 2013, 08.37 PMby Glenville Hughes

      nothing ontoward intended just my humour>

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      Feb 19, 2013, 09.10 PMby Mary Athey

      I know lol, I keep hitting that blooming inappropiate button by accident. It does my head in. one lady on here thought I was a pole dancer? Because i’m always posing with one. Thats just my sence of humour lol x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 02.47 PMby fashionfreek

    I love how you used your fabrics.:-D

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      Feb 18, 2013, 03.07 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks.,i got a decent dress.out of was pleased x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 02.37 PMby Super Jeanette

    Grrrreat colors and use of leftovers… and surprising as always!! :)

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      Feb 18, 2013, 03.06 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much,.i do love my animal prints x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 12.02 PMby kisses

    Love the leopard print and how you use up the fabrics

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      Feb 18, 2013, 12.23 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks kisses, I love finding.ways to use up my fabric bits and pieces x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 08.08 AMby Mai-der

    Cute! It looks sexy and comfy!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 08.14 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks. I can’t find my.origonal pics so I ve come to the conclusion they were’nt nice and.i wiped them lol. I’m slimner now (slimming world) so i’ll re take them lol x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 07.25 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Ooh! love the combination and how it’s got grrrowl, yet isn’t full-on tarty leopard!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 08.05 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you lol.
      I bought this fabric in blue as well. Its quite heavy but has a good drape. I’d never seen yellow animal print before but it was lovely when it arrived. i actually managed to link this and my drape front I was well pleased .i must post the other dresses as well x

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      Feb 18, 2013, 10.17 AMby The Tropical Sewist

      yay for you! it would be a pity if folks hoping to make the dress didn’t see yours!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 10.45 AMby Mary Athey

      Again thanks. I must get some pics of the dress outside when.i get home as.its.a lovely day fir a change lol.x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 06.15 AMby Mary P.

    Handsome colour compination!!!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 06.18 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks mary. I’m up my.leftover fabric and.challenge myself. Its almost as big as,my fabric stash lol x

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    Feb 18, 2013, 12.49 AMby Denise Angela

    I love a little leopard & this looks beautiful!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 06.17 AMby Mary Athey

      Me to. Thanks.x

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    Feb 17, 2013, 11.41 PMby Chrantiques

    Love it! Great use of leftover fabric!

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      Feb 18, 2013, 06.17 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you, i’m make.a couple coliur blocking as I ve bags of large scraps.x

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    Feb 17, 2013, 09.09 PMby Glenville Hughes

    Looks wonderful Mary but need to see you wearing it realy.

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      Feb 17, 2013, 09.26 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks glenville.i’ll rope my sis in to take some photos. I have worn this one out but can’t find the pics.i have a few outfits needing photos of myself in them lol x

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